We wish you a meowy Christmas

We wish you a meowy Christmas

Looking for a new feline friend to add to your family? Come along and meet a number of spayed, neutered and fully vaccinated cats at Kittysnip’s adoption day on Friday 27th December at the Dubai Garden Centre from 11am-5pm. Kittysnip’s adoption days bring together kittens and cats from various backgrounds and circumstances including abandoned, neglected and injured cats. The Dubai-based animal welfare group is also hosting adoption days every Friday throughout January.

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UAE expert reveals more than 30 inherited metabolic disorders can be identified within hours from a simple test

UAE expert reveals more than 30 inherited metabolic disorders can be identified within hours from a simple test

Dr. Hamda Abulhoul, Consultant Metabolic Medicine, Dubai Hospital & Dubai Health Authority, said: “Inherited metabolic diseases represent a major public health problem in the Arab world due to the high rate of consanguinity and a need for more public awareness. However, diagnosis has always posed challenges for physicians due to the fact that these diseases share common clinical manifestations and often present themselves in many ways without a set pattern of signs or symptoms. This means a physician must use their investigative skills in order to carry out the specific…

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Panasonic pushing surveillance tech forward with new additions to i-PRO Extreme range

Panasonic pushing surveillance tech forward with new additions to i-PRO Extreme range

Dubai, United Arab Emirates Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF) has announced an expanded security product and solution portfolio aimed at addressing the region’s growing demand for intelligent security and surveillance systems.Heading the new launches is the WV-X6533LN, a Full-HD 1080p iA PTZ Network Camera with long-range infrared. The Japanese manufacturer is also releasing brand new H.265 Series Multi-Sensor Network Cameras that feature four repositionable lenses, each with 4K image sensors. Completing the brand’s enhanced security offerings is a more powerful and more intuitive FacePro WV-ASF950, which now comes…

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du named UAE’s ‘Preferred Telecommunication Company’ at Filipino Times Awards 2019

du named UAE’s ‘Preferred Telecommunication Company’ at Filipino Times Awards 2019

Dubai, UAE, 23rdDecember2019:As a proud homegrown company and an integral part of the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) social fabric, du, from Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), has been recognized as the country’s ‘Preferred Telecommunication Company of The Year’ at the fifth edition of the annualThe Filipino Times Awards.Abdulwahed Juma, Executive Vice President – Brand and Communications, du received the award on behalf of the company As a prestigious annual awardsoccasion that recognizes exemplary industry leaders and top brands in the UAE, The Filipino Times Awards honoured du for its customer-centric…

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Dubai is the top destination on Airbnb for UAE travellers during the festive season

Dubai is the top destination on Airbnb for UAE travellers during the festive season

Dubai, UAE – 23 December 2019: The United Arab Emirates continues to be one of the top favourite destinations amongst travellers during the festive season. Airbnb, the global travel platform which has launched a dedicated Arabic website on iOS and Android apps over the summer, has revealed that Dubai is the top destination for UAE travellers this New Year’s, closely followed by London and Cape Town (based on stays from December 31, 2019 to January 1, 2020).* Meanwhile, the top trending destination for UAE travellers is Denpasar in Bali, which…

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Millennium Airport Hotel DubaiUnveils Special Offer for Dubai Shopping Festival

Millennium Airport Hotel DubaiUnveils Special Offer for Dubai Shopping Festival

The Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai has launched an exclusive offer for The Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). During the period, travellers who book their stay in a Deluxe or Family Room at the hotel will get a shopping voucher worth AED 100 per room, per night and a complimentary breakfast buffet at Loumi for two adults and maximum two children (below 12 years old). The rate starts from AED 499 net per room, per night and this special offer is bookable until 30th January 2020, valid for stays from 26th December…

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The Second Millennium Place opens its doors in Barsha Heights, Dubai

The Second Millennium Place opens its doors in Barsha Heights, Dubai

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (December 23, 2019) – Millennium Hotels and Resorts MEA, the fastest-growing hotel management company in the Middle East & Africa (according to STR’s October 2019 report), announced the opening of Millennium Place Barsha Heights located in the vibrant area of Barsha Heights close to Dubai key neighbourhoods and attractions. Millennium Place Barsha Heights is the second property to operate under the Millennium Place brand delivering on the brand promise for the guests to ‘Find your happy place’. The team consistently aims to put a smile on…

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Leading business leader Ashok Pathirage appointed Chairman of SriLankan Airlines

Leading business leader Ashok Pathirage appointed Chairman of SriLankan Airlines

SriLankan Airlines is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Ashok Pathirage as Chairman of the SriLankan Airlines Group by its principle shareholder the Government of Sri Lanka. Mr. Pathirage is a leading businessman and founder of Softlogic Holdings PLC, of which he is the Chairman and Managing Director. He is also Chairman and Managing Director of a number of reputed companies including Asiri Hospital Holdings PLC, Softlogic Capital PLC, Softlogic Life Insurance PLC and Odel PLC, all of which are public companies listed on the Colombo Stock Exchange. He…

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Al Bustan Centre & Residence hosts Fazza Boccia Regional Open 2019 participants

Al Bustan Centre & Residence hosts Fazza Boccia Regional Open 2019 participants

Dubai, UAE (December 22, 2019) – Al Bustan Centre & Residence, the popular hotel-apartment among tourists and businessmen in the heart of Dubai, hosted the participants of 6th Fazza Boccia Regional Open 2019 held from 16th to 19th December 2019. The six-day competition converge a participation of 60 athletes, and 140 delegates from 14 countries around the world. Organized by the Dubai Club for People of Determination, under the banner of the Annual Fazza Championships for the People of Determination, the competitions were held at Shabab Al Ahli Dubai Club.…

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Brazilian Beauty Brand O Boticário Opens Third Amphora Concept Store in Dubai at City Centre Deira

Brazilian Beauty Brand O Boticário Opens Third Amphora Concept Store in Dubai at City Centre Deira

Dubai, UAE (December 2019): Following the success of its first two UAE stores, at Dubai Mall and City Centre Mirdif, Brazilian beauty giant O Boticário, together with its regional licensing partner Millennial Capital, has opened its third international Amphora concept store at City Centre Deira, Dubai. The brand-new store, which opened on20th December, comes as O Boticário continues to rapidly expand its UAE market share, with exclusive products and retail technology that redefine the beauty experience for consumers. Founded in 1977, O Boticário is the largest fragrance player in Brazil.…

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Unlock Dubai’s Nightlife with Keyflow

Unlock Dubai’s Nightlife with Keyflow

Dubai, UAE (December 2019): After establishing itself as Scandinavia’s go-to digital platform for nightlife lovers and venues alike, Keyflow has launched in Dubai to make every night out a good night – a night with flow, on your terms, without hassle. The Keyflow app makes standing in line at your favourite nightlife venue a thing of the past. From pre-party to taxi ride to club, and wherever you want to go next, Keyflow puts the night in your hands. Download the app now at thePlay Store orApp Store and find…

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Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort wins big at World Travel Awards 2019

Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort wins big at World Travel Awards 2019

Al Jadida, Morocco, 23th December 2019: Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, one of the most exciting holiday destinations in Morocco and the North Africa region, has won major prizes at the recently concluded World Travel Awards 2019. Mazagan, one of the top winners from Africa, bagged the ‘Morocco’s Leading MICE Hotel 2019’ and ‘Morocco’s Leading Beach Resort 2019’ recognitions, testifying anew that it remains one of the finest resorts in the world. WTA recognises, acknowledges, and celebrates excellence in travel, tourism, and hospitality. According to the organisation, the final grand…

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VFS Global launches GreeceVisa Application Centre in Jeddah

VFS Global launches GreeceVisa Application Centre in Jeddah

Residents of Jeddah travelling to Greece can now apply for their visas from a Visa Application Centre within the city. VFS Global recently launched its new Greece Visa Application Centre, its third centre for the European country in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The first two centres were rolled out in the cities of Riyadh and Al Khobarat the start of this year. The centre was inaugurated by Mr. Michael Votsis, Consul General of Hellas (Greece)ina formal ceremony on 12 December 2019. In addition to the regular visa application counters,…

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Nakheel Mall to giveaway five luxury cars for Dubai Shopping Festival’s 25th anniversary

Nakheel Mall to giveaway five luxury cars for Dubai Shopping Festival’s 25th anniversary

Dubai,23December 2019:Prepare for a prize-winning shopping experience as Nakheel Mall, the new centrepiece of Palm Jumeirah, celebratesthe milestone 25th edition of Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) with massive rewards, including five brand new BMWs and AED250,000 worth of daily instant prizes. Nakheel Mall, which is participating in DSF for the first time, is also staging live shows and entertainment from The Flintstones, Transformers, Bugs Bunny and Little Tweety Riding Hood throughout the event, which runs from Thursday, 26 December 2019to Saturday, 1 February 2020. Shop and enter to win big Spend…

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DUBAI TO CELEBRATE 25 YEARS OF DUBAI CITY OF GOLD WITH GOLD PRIZES WORTH AED 4 MILLION

DUBAI TO CELEBRATE 25 YEARS OF DUBAI CITY OF GOLD WITH GOLD PRIZES WORTH AED 4 MILLION

Dubai; 22 December 2019: In celebration of 25 years of Dubai City of Gold and Dubai Shopping festival, Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group (DGJG), the largest trade body for the jewellery industry in association with Dubai Festivals & Retail Establishment (DFRE) has revealed a special ‘Dubai City of Gold’ commemorative coin and also announced their latest jewellery campaign for Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) 2020. The celebratory moments for Dubai residents and tourists will kick off on December 26 and will run until 1st February 2020. Throughout DSF 2020, jewellery shoppers…

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Etisalat Signs on as Exclusive Partner of AWST 2020

Etisalat Signs on as Exclusive Partner of AWST 2020

Etisalat has signed on as the exclusive partner for the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) for the fifth time, reaffirming its role as a diligent and committed promoter of sports, especially those involving women, in the region. The Supreme Organising Committee (SOC) of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) recently signed an agreement with the telecommunication corporation, partnering for the fifth edition of the tournament, which will take place from February 2-12, 2020. The agreement reflects the mutual efforts of the two entities to empower women in sports, locally and…

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Lacnor addresses sugar consumption issue with no added sugar 100% juice range

Lacnor addresses sugar consumption issue with no added sugar 100% juice range

Dubai, UAE (December 23, 2019):Lacnor, a leading brand of National Food Products Company (NFPC), headquartered in Dubai, is producing their Healthy Living Range which is 100% JUICE with NO ADDED SUGAR. The range aims to complement the nation’s drive to improve the health and wellness amongst consumers who are cautious of their sugar intake. Early this month, The UAE government has introduced a tax on beverage products containing added sugar, in a move to incentivise less consumption. The Lacnor Healthy Living range comprises eightfruit juice flavours, available in either a…

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Celebrate the Festive Season at Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai

Celebrate the Festive Season at Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai

Celebrate the festive season with friends and family at theMillennium Plaza Hotel Dubai. Whether you are looking for sumptuous Christmas and New Year buffet spreads or more, the hotel boasts and exciting repertoire of festive favourites. Mr. FadiAmmache, General Manager of Millennium Plaza Hotel Dubai, said, “It is the most wonderful time of the year. We have created an irresistible array of festive packages to make Christmas and New Year celebrations memorable for our guests. Our chefs have been working extremely hard on the menus featuring the finest delicacies and…

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Stave Off Seasonal Strains this Winter with Vaccines and Health Checks at Aster Clinic

Stave Off Seasonal Strains this Winter with Vaccines and Health Checks at Aster Clinic

Winter in the UAE is a wonderful time to spend more time outside with family and friends in the cooler climate. Making memories can be made harder with the onset seasonal flu outbreaks and other contagious air borne virus.The good news is that there is no need to spoil your weekends and holidays with ill health.A preventative flu vaccine from Aster Clinic will ensure your family stays fit, well and happy. Influenza, commonly known as ‘flu’ is prevalent across cooler months and outbreaks tend to start as early as October…

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APICORP supports development of Algeria’s energy sector through two loan facilities toSonatrach Petroleum Investment Corporation worth USD 250 million

APICORP supports development of Algeria’s energy sector through two loan facilities toSonatrach Petroleum Investment Corporation worth USD 250 million

Dammam, Saudi Arabia,23December, 2019:The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP), a multilateral development financial institution, agreed to two loan facilities worth a combined USD 250 million with Sonatrach Petroleum Investment Corporation (SPIC), a subsidiary of Sonatrach International Holding Corporation owned by Sonatrach, the Algerian state-owned national oil company. The first loan,a USD 100 million bilateral pre-financing facility, will be used to fund the maintenance of the Sonatrach Raffineria Italianacomplex inSicily, Italy, which Sonatrach acquired from ExxonMobil in December 2018. The second loan,a USD 150 million unfunded and syndicated letter of credit,…

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